Avory is available for speaking engagements on campuses, at conferences, and for organizations. Topics include transgender identities, rethinking sexuality and sexual orientation, inclusive feminism, gender and sexuality law and policy, and intersectionality. Avory is also available to do transgender and queer trainings at all levels for students, teachers, employers, and others. For a sample of previous topics, please see below and click on talk and workshop titles for a description. To schedule a lecture, workshop, or training, please contact avory [at] avoryfaucette [dot] com.

Upcoming Events

Currently booking for Fall 2016!

Dreamforce, Acquire Gender Inclusive Practices to Acquire and Retain Customers (October 5, 2016, San Francisco, CA with Joshua Driver and Yeva Roberts)

Previous Events

Dark Odyssey Fusion, Roleplay for Queers, Emotional and Physical Self-Care for Conventions, Care and Feeding of Your Sexuality, and Make Poly Work for You (June 23-26, 2016, Baltimore, MD)

Debauchery, Creative Genderplay for the Masses and The Trans Agenda (June 18-19, 2016, High Point, NC)

Alterconf, 5 Simple Steps for Trans-Inclusive Data (January 30, 2016, Washington, DC)

Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, Trans and Deaf (June 4, 2015, Philadelphia, PA, with Emily Aviva Kapor)

Dark Odyssey Winter Fire, Creative Genderplay for the Masses and Say Hello to My Sparkly Dildo: Creativity in Fucking While Femme (February 14-16, 2015, Washington, DC)

The Citadel, Roleplay for Queers (October 18, 2014, San Francisco, CA)

University of Southern California, Non-Binary Narrative as Self-Care (October 21, 2014, Los Angeles, CA)

The Garden, Meet Your Sexual Self (August 13, 2014, Washington, DC)

Dark Odyssey Fusion, Sometimes a Penis Is Not Just a Penis: Body-Affirming Sexuality Talk for Everyone and Creative Genderplay for the Masses (June 18-23, 2014, Baltimore, MD)

Debauchery, Sometimes a Penis Is Not Just a Penis: Body-Affirming Sexuality Talk for Everyone (April 26, 2014, High Point, NC)

The College of New Jersey, Beyond Bathrooms: How Legal Protections Help Transgender People and Why the Law Isn't Everything (April 22, 2014, Ewing, NJ)

Harvard University, Male, Female, Other? How to Talk About Gender Without Using a Dictionary (Oct 23, 2013, Cambridge, MA)

Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, Non-Binary Narrative as Self Care (June 13, 2013, Philadelphia, PA)

Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, Deafhood, Transhood: Cultural Identity and Activism (June 13, 2013, Philadelphia, PA)

Debauchery, Negotiating Your Kinky Perception and Say Hello to My Sparkly Dildo: Creativity in Fucking While Femme (May 31-June 2, 2013, High Point, NC)

Charm City Fetish Fair, Creative Genderplay for the Masses (April 4-6, 2013, Baltimore, MD)

Body as a Battleground: Why the Law Continues to Fail Women, Constructions of Gender (February 23, 2013, Chapel Hill, NC, with Shannon Gilreath)

Black Rose, Workshopping Your Sexual Orientation (February 19, 2013, Washington, DC)

IvyQ, Sometimes a Penis Is Not Just a Penis: Body-Affirming Sexuality Talk for Everyone (February 8, 2013, New Haven, CT)

Transcending Boundaries, Deafhood, Transhood: Cultural Identity and Activism (October 26, 2012, Springfield, Mass)

Transcending Boundaries, Marriage Is Not The Movement: Two Young Trans/Queer Activists Talk Strategy (October 28, 2012, Springfield, MA, with Stephen Ira)

Black Rose's "The Big Event," Negotiating Your Kinky Perception (October 5-8, 2012, Washington, DC)

FemmeCon, Say Hello to My Sparkly Dildo: Creativity in Fucking While Femme (August 19, 2012, Baltimore, MD)

FemmeCon, Art, Sex, and the Abject (August 18, 2012, Baltimore, MD, cancelled due to logistics)

FemmeCon, My High Heels Don't Mean My Vulva Is Female: A Workshop for Non-Binary and Trans Male Femmes (August 18, 2012, Baltimore, MD, with Mel Hartsell)

Momentum, Workshopping Your Sexual Orientation (April 2, 2012, Washington, DC)

Visions in Feminism, Embodied Sexualities (March 24, 2012, Washington, DC)

Lavender Languages, Genderqueer Terminology: Beyond Pronouns (February 11, 2012, Washington, DC)

Creating Change, Incorporating Ambiguous Queer Identities in LGBT Organizing (January 2012, Baltimore, MD)